#010: community organizer Beatriz Garcia on the importance and challenges of labor unions
Beatriz "Betty" Garcia is a longtime friend of Jesus - they met as freshmen at Stanford University. Betty was one of eight kids, all who attended college, born to farm worker immigrants from Mexico with no formal educations. She has a remarkable story and that story continues to grow as she now uses her education, knowledge and positive energy to help the people who need it most. As a labor union organizer with the Service Employees International Union, she helps organize janitors and security officers along the entire west coast in an effort to give them a collective voice against employers. This episode is a must listen about one of many up and coming smart, hard working people in our community actively making a difference - please share with friends and family!
To learn more about Betty's work, please visit: http://seiu.org